Seán’s Looking Straight Ahead After Spinal Surgery

An article in today’s Irish Examiner reported on Cork CIL service user, Seán Bosonnet. Suffering from progressively-worsening scoliosis since his teens, Seán finally received life-changing surgery in June, 2016, thanks to a voluntary medical support group called Straight Ahead Ireland. The charity provides surgery, support and medical equipment for children with orthopaedic conditions.

How to Add Emergency Info to Your Phone’s Lock Screen

Jill Duffy of PCMag UK wrote this useful piece on How to Add Emergency Info to Your Phone’s Lock Screen. The article explains how to add “in case of emergency” (ICE) information—such as an emergency contact and medical notes—that can be accessed even if your phone is locked.

Includes instructions for:

  • iOS
  • Android
  • BlackBerry
  • Windows Phone

And there’s also a clever suggestion for a simple workaround that should work on just about any smartphone.